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OSHA Probe of Northampton Death “Complicated”

OSHA continues to investigate a worker death at the state’s Department of Transportation facility on North King Street in Northampton.

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UMass Hosts Organic Farming Conference

Organic farmers from around the region will converge at UMass Amherst August 9th through 11th for the Northeast Organic Farmers Association conference.

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Infected Mosquitoes Found in Pioneer Valley

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been found in the Pioneer Valley.

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Belchertown State School Cleanup On Hold

MassDevelopment wants to begin environmental cleanup at the former Belchertown State School but the Patrick administration is holding onto $10 million allocated for the job.

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Controversial Leverett Gravel Pit to Expand

A controversial gravel pit in Leverett has been given the OK to expand by five acres.

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Northfield Drive-In Faces Big Decision

The Northfield Drive-In is facing a big decision about its future.

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Dakin WHMP Heavy Petting Pet of the Week

Cuervo and Kamikazee ~ Cuervo is, neutered male, white and gray. Kamikazee, spayed female, is a dilute tortoiseshell, available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield.

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Cooley Dickinson CEO to Step Down

Cooley Dickinson Hospital CEO Craig Melin is resigning from his post

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Marina Fire Ruled Accidental

The fire that destroyed Brunelle’s Marina in South Hadley Friday has been ruled accidental.

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Stop & Shop Battle Back in Court

A controversial plan to build a Stop & Shop in Easthampton is back in court.

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UMass Marching Band to Pay Tribute at Fenway

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The UMass Minuteman Marching Band willparticipate in a ceremony honoring the Boston Marathon bombing victims at Fenway

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Meales Precautions in Place at Baystate Franklin

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Visitors to Baystate Franklin Medical Center can expect another week of precautionary measures related to the measles

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Amherst Drug Raid Nets Drugs, Two Arrests

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A large cache of drugs were confiscated in a raid earlier this week which resulted in the arrest of a pair of Amherst men